Irina S. Puhachevsky moved to San Francisco Bay area from Philadelphia after growing up in Odessa, Ukraine. Ms. Puhachevsky is family oriented and enjoys life and meeting new people. Ms. Puhachevsky’s zest for life and exuberant personality with a strong desire to help others led her to becoming an attorney.
Ms. Puhachevsky earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, having graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Upon completion of her undergraduate degree Ms. Puhachevsky attended James E. Beasley Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia, PA. While in law school, Ms. Puhachevsky was on the Dean’s List. She was awarded an Outstanding Oral Advocacy Award for her superior Oral Advocacy skills. She also participated in a Trial Advocacy Program that allowed her to hone her litigation skills. Ms. Puhachevsky interned for Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office during her time in law school.
Upon earning her Juris Doctorate degree Ms. Puhachevsky successfully passed California Bar Exam. After passing the California Bar Exam Ms. Puhachevsky was duly sworn into the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California.
The Law Office of Irina S. Puhachevsky is committed to providing quality legal services to those less privileged. As part of this commitment, Ms. Puhachevsky works Pro Bono for San Francisco Bar Association Volunteer Legal Services (VLSP) assisting low income individuals and families with their family law and estate planning issues. Ms. Puhachevsky also dedicates her time to volunteering at the Consumer Law Clinic at San Francisco Bar Association to help those who cannot afford an attorney.
Ms. Puhachevsky realizes that it is crucial to have all the most current information at your fingertips, so she regularly participates in continued legal education seminars, subscribes to specialty legal publications, attends conferences and keeps in touch with other more seasoned colleagues.
Ms. Puhachevsky philosophy is that every client deserves personal approach and care. She takes great pride in her work and in seeing her clients happy when they achieve the desired results. There is nothing more fulfilling than a sense of accomplishment and joy when you know that you were able to help someone through difficult times, such as going through bankruptcy. You should know that in tough times you can always contact Irina and she will take care of your legal problems for you.
Ms. Puhachevsky shares her life with her wonderful husband and two children. She likes to spend time with her family, read books, swim, and jog in the morning.